Aviation Day, Page Field Airport: 16 Nov 2019

 
Page Field Airport
0730-1630 on 16 Nov 2019
Activity Director:  1st Lt Julie McDonald
Cadet Commander:  C/Capt Justin McDonald

DESCRIPTION

The 2019 Aviation Day at Page Field Airport in Fort Myers is an annual community event hosted by the Lee County Port Authority with the purpose of increasing awareness of our airports and general aviation. Attractions include experimental, antique and general aviation aircraft exhibits, aircraft rides, children’s activities including bounce houses, clowns and face painting, demonstrations by airport police and fire departments, aviation-themed shopping and exhibitors, refreshments and more.


Group 5 is partnering with Page Field Airport to provide cadet and senior member participation to fulfill the many volunteer roles needed for this event. We will be working parking detail, static display security, flight line marshalling (if qualified) and a recruiting booth.

PREREQUISITES

All Members

  • Be a member in good standing and possess a CAPID card
  • Completion of General Emergency Services qualification
  • Completion of Level I (senior members) or Curry Achievement (cadets)
  • Completion of Cadet Protection Policy Training (all members 18 or older)

Cadet Staff

  • Completion of ICUT qualification
  • Completion of ORM Basic training
  • Completion of Lindbergh Achievement (C/MSgt)

FEES

  • None

REGISTRATION

  • Download and complete the appropriate forms (CAPF 160, 161, 163 for all members, CAPF 60-80 for cadets)
  • Complete the online registration in the link on this page.
  • If applying for a staff position, please select those positions in the online registration.
  • Registration ends 01 Nov 2019.

LOCATION

4700 Terminal Drive
Fort Meyers, FL 33907

The event is held on the ramp on the north side of Page Field off North Airport Road, east of U.S. 41 and south of Colonial Blvd. Parking is available off North Airport Road and U.S. 41 with shuttle bus transportation to the event entrance.

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation to and from the event site is the member’s personal responsibility. It is encouraged that groups get together and arrange carpools. We also recommend contacting your squadron staff to arrange to use corporate vans for transport to/from the activity. No cadet will be allowed to operate motorize vehicles (including golf carts) during the activity.


Civil Air Patrol and its affiliates are not responsible for any damage or theft to any participant’s vehicle and/or its contents. Cadets travelling by POV will be required to turn in their keys during the event.

ARRIVAL

Staff will check in no later than 0700 on 16 November 2019 at the CAP check in tent. Other participants will check in no later than 0730. Cadets will arrive in BDU/ABU utility uniform. Senior Members will arrive in appropriate field utility uniform.


NOTE: All participants must have all forms at time of check-in; otherwise, participants will NOT be allowed to attend. Parents of cadets must remain on site until cadets have been accepted into the activity. After in–processing, cadets will participate in a safety briefing and receive their assignments.

DEPARTURE

Parents should arrive to the same rally point as arrival at 1630, unless notified by their cadet or a staff member of an earlier or later pickup time.

MEALS 

One (1) lunch ticket will be provided to CAP participants that volunteer for the full day. Time will be allotted for lunch. It is recommended that participants bring money if they wish to purchase additional items from vendors on site. Water will be provided throughout the event for volunteers.

SAFETY

Safety of personnel and assets (CAP and public) will be the number one priority. A safety brief will be conducted by the activity Safety Officer to include discussion about hazards, with focus on weather and hydration. Additional safety briefings will be held prior to all activities where additional hazards are expected to address those hazards. All members will have completed basic ORM and all adult members will have completed CPPT.

INQUIRIES

For questions about the activity contact 1st Lt Julie McDonald at jmcdonald@flwg.us.